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Re: Bug#219582: ITP: linux -- Linux 2.4 kernel

This one time, at band camp, Robert Millan wrote:
>  Place the package files in /usr/lib, and copy them conditionaly (debconf)
>  into /boot. The debconf question would properly explain that if per chooses
>  to update it, then the system must be rebooted promptly.
>Another option:
>  Place the package files in /boot, but save a backup of them before (preinst).
>  Then prompt the user to reboot through debconf.
>Or even a combination of the two.

A third method may involve a rc script that makes sure the correct version
of System.map is installed.  Then the only time kernel symbols are not found
is between the package upgrade and just after the next reboot.

jaq@debian.org                               http://people.debian.org/~jaq

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